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Rwanda, Israel to strengthen cooperation on border security

Rwandan and Israeli defense ministries Wednesday conducted a one-day seminar on border protection in Rwanda's capital Kigali. The seminar was jointly organized...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with South Sudan's exiled rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Sept. 9, 2019. Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for face-to-face talks with President Salva Kiir. President Kiir and Machar are expected to discuss and reevaluate progress and challenges facing the revitalized peace deal they signed in September 2018 in Ethiopia to end more than five years of conflict. (Xinhua Denis Elamu)

South Sudan parties agree on further consultations on number of states

South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after President Salva...
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Tanzania’s electoral body meets stakeholders ahead of 2020 general elections

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday convened a meeting with election stakeholders to discuss various issues ahead of the October 2020 general elections. ...
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Botswana Stock Exchange plans to launch new products

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday announced plans to launch new products, as part of efforts to prop up performance. "The...
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75 percent of Tanzanians to be covered by national health insurance by 2025

At least 75 percent of Tanzania's population of 55 million will be covered by the national health insurance by 2025, an official said on...

Tanzania gets US$90 million grant to support two education projects

Tanzania on Wednesday received a 90 million U.S. dollar grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for funding two major education projects, the...

Kenya mulls balanced budget in five years

Kenya plans to achieve a balanced budget in the next five years, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Cabinet Secretary of...

Zambian youths urged to be innovative

Zambian youths should emulate their Chinese counterparts to become young employers through entrepreneurship and innovation, a government official said on Wednesday. Mary...

Radio Tongu Director arrested for promoting separatists agenda

Mr Bestway Zottor, the Director of Radio Tongu in the Volta Region, was on Wednesday arrested for his alleged role in promoting the agenda...

IMANI to broadcast experiences of Ghana’s social protection programmes

The IMANI Centre for Policy and Education says it would showcase experiences of beneficiaries with social protection programmes for poverty reduction in an...

PWDs in Bawku trained on financial and business management

About 150 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Bawku Municipal area have received training on financial and business management to assist them set up...

Navrongo prison inmates receive support

The AAB Ministries, a Non-denominational Christian organisation has donated assorted items to the inmates of Navrongo Central prisons to help alleviate their plight. The items...

NMC inaugurates 10-member board for GBC

The National Media Commission (NMC) on Wednesday inaugurated a 10-member board of Directors for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) in Accra. The...

Let’s commit to a peaceful election this year – Rev. Obeng

Ghanaians have been urged to continue to unite and maintain the country’s enviable accolade as one of the peaceful...

NDC must apologise to President Akufo-Addo- Nana Boakye

Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, Tema West Constituency Chairman of the New Patriotic Party has demanded an apology from the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for ‘attacking’...
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Seek peace and harmony in voters’ register saga

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) has appealed to political parties and other stakeholders to seek the nation's peace and harmony in...

Polio outbreak was because of poor sanitation practices-GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has attributed the resurfaced Polio virus outbreak reported in parts of the country in 2019 to poor sanitation...

Three merged local pharmaceutical companies list on Ghana Stock Exchange

The Ghana Stock Exchange on Wednesday listed Dannex Ayrton Starwin Plc on its official list, following the merger of the three local pharmaceutical companies. With...

ASKY Airlines begins maiden flight to Ouagadougou

ASKY Airlines has commenced its first flight from Lomé, Togo to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from January 15, 2020, which is also to mark...
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Ghana gets €250 million to upgrade electricity transmission infrastructure

The German Government has given Ghana 250 million Euros to upgrade and expand the country’s electricity transmission infrastructure. The arrangement evolves from Germany’s...

BoG urges Police to help identify hidden unlicensed financial institutions

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) on Wednesday called on the Police Service to help it to identify hidden and unlicensed financial institutions that might...

Lotto Operators Association agrees with NLA

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) has agreed to restore the Private Sector Lotto Operators (PSOs) who previously held licenses issued by Veterans Association of...

Sunyani Technical University Vice Chancellor advocates retooling of TVET institutions

Professor Kwadwo Adinkrah-Appiah, Vice-Chancellor, Sunyani Technical University, says retooling of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) institutions will enable them contribute meaningfully to...

Akpene Yankson wins 2019 UBA National Essay Competition

Miss Assanwaa Akpene Yankson from Wesley Girls High School has been declared winner of the 2019 UBA National Essay Competition in Accra. Miss Yankson's...

Government to introduce scholarship for farmers’ wards

Government will soon implement a scholarship scheme for children of farmers pursuing tertiary education to reduce their burdens. They would also extend the free...

Foreign Ministry supports schools at Yendi

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has presented about 120 cartons of educational materials to five schools in the Yendi Municipality as...

Government asked to complete abandoned Asogli State Senior High Technical School

The chiefs and people of Akoefe Traditional Area in the Ho Municipality have appealed to government to complete the abandoned Asogli State Senior...
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Former Beige Bank boss files for bail

Lawyers for Michael Nyinaku, a former Managing Director of Beige Bank, who is being held for stealing and money laundering, have filed a...

Reversing sachet water truck kills toddler

A One year, four months old girl has been killed by a reversing sachet water truck with registration number GS 1429-16 in Bediako,...
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Christian Council urges President to ensure peaceful elections

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ensure that election 2020 was free, fair, and...